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Want to Remodel Bathroom? Know the Basics


Owning a home is without doubt one of the biggest milestone you have covered in a while. However, you can't just sit back when all homeowners are looking for more innovative ways to improve the looks and value of their homes. One of the areas you will need to concentrate on is the bathroom. Having a well-equipped and fully functional bathroom will be a great achievement. With a good remodeling project, you could transform that bathroom into the place everyone rushes to unwind after a tiresome day. However, you should only start to remodel the bathroom after you are familiar with the basics involved. 



Start with Planning


Bathroom remodeling is one of the most daunting projects you can embark on around the home. This only means that for it to be successful, you have to draw up a very diligent plan on how you are going to execute the project. Here are some of the two most important provisions that you have to make in your plan:

    Floor plan: The first thing you need to look at is how much floor space you have. If the current bathroom is too small for the users, consider extending it into one of the huge bedrooms bordering it. However, you need to come up with a very careful floor plan to succeed. The plan must include the precise location of each and every fixture as well as plumbing pipe. You also need to indicate the new fixtures you need to install on this bathroom remodeling plan.





    Budgetary planning: Everyone dreams to have the latest walk-in bathtub located at the center of a spacious cloakroom with vanity mirrors and acoustic LED lighting. However, the reality is that most of these fixtures are very expensive luxury products. This is why you must come up with a detailed plan on how much you are willing and able to spend. List all the fixtures you need according to preference to see which ones you will actually afford.


If you are working on a small project, you could do the planning yourself. However, bigger bathroom remodeling jobs might require the help of a good contractor.



Some Useful Fixtures


The home improvement market has countless fixtures and fittings that you could install in your cloakroom. However, you need to identify the most important additions for any kind of remodeling job. Here are some indispensable fixtures that always deserve a second glance:

*  Mirrors: The best thing about mirrors is that they do not just provide you with a reflective surface to use when wearing makeup or shaving. They also make the cloakroom appear brighter more spacious.

*Lighting: Always ensure your bathroom remodeling takes full advantage of natural lighting. You could also invest in modern lighting fixtures that allow you to set custom brightness for the perfect ambiance.


* Tiles: Tiles always look elegant on the floor, walls as well as around sinks. Create amazing patterns using different types of tiles on each surface.

As you purchase other fixtures for the bathroom, always ensure they conform to the interior decor.


Author Bio : John Alford is a plumber and occasionally writes on bathroom topics. He have enhanced his plumbing skills by reviewing latest style of bathroom accessories and bathroom products from various plumbing merchants. He is soon going to start his own blog where he will give in-depth knowledge of Plumbing.
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